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The Oily, Farmer.
When, formerly a city man who Jiad
inA.de bis "pile." . and. as he drove
through thi country and became fas
cinated with the buauty of the growing
crops and things in general, . would
make up bia niiiul to try his hand at so
pleasant a business bis actions were
carefully - watched by the old farmers
and his many blunders laughed at. He
was - not salislied to have the things
after the fashion of the general farmer,
lie most have them all much nicer and
better, and then couldn't help but suc
ceed. ".He bought -imported cattle,
sheep, swine, chickens and what not,
the tinest and most- expensive imple
ments and farm machinery, some of
which had -scarcely been read of by
agriculturists generally. , Ho hauled
his manure from the city by scores of
loads;, guano was appliod profusely
and everything done on a scale that
threw all his neighbors entirely in the
shade. When they protested against
a great deal of this useless expenditure
and waste of labor he would reply that
be had hit own ideas about matters and
things, and as he thought they were an
improvement on the old fogyisms of tho
Oay ho , would jry what he could do,
having no doubt of his entire success,
and others would be glad to follow
him : but no success followed, at least,
not in the shape or to the extent ex
pected. Tho next .year was still less
satisfactory, as several of hi? lino cattle
died from over-feeding. The following
vear the lly got into his wheat so as to
leave not more than one stock standing
where there ought to be twenty. The
worms destroyed his apples, llis po
tatoes rotted. - Sow e roving, worthless
dogs killed or mangled twenty of his
Southdown sheep in a single night.
The lightning burnt down his barn.
Hence, at the end of five years he found
there was neither pleasure nor profit in
farming in fact, lie was quite sure of
it. . His family complained, too, of be
ing away from ' the city, from their
friends, from , parties, operas and
theatres and were terribly tireJ, any
how, of the country. Papa, therefore,
backed by his family, who had come out
with such eagerness into the pure at
mosphere of the hills and valleys, sold
out everything at half its value houses,
lands, stocks, crops, household goods
and everything else, root and branch
losing from $15,000 . to $20,000, and
went back from whence he came, a
wiser, if not richer man. Denver litter
Old Mr. P. had been, after a fashion,
a Baptist preacher for fifty years. lie
was qnite proud of a claim he frequfiit-'
ly made from the pulpit, that in his
line he was the oldest in the State.
There was but one man who disputed
this claim, and thus Mr. P. was accus
tomed to dispose of him: One Sunday,
bringing as usual Into the sermon lii-t
favorite paresthesia, he spoke about
as follows: "Brethcrn and sisters, I've
been a preachin' this blessed Gospel fur
fifty year, the second Sunday o' last
Jinuary. I'm the oldest preacher in
the State. Now old Brother J., I've
heard, ' been a-disputin'-me on that
p'int, and says he's tho oldest. Now,
my brethern and sisters. Brother J.
aiu't a exactly countin fa'r. Brother
J. have been a-standin' in the pulpit
fur lifty-two year; it's a fact, and I'm
not a-goin' to deny it; but" then the
old man smiled in a triumph that,
though mild, was most decided "but,
brethren and sisters, the first four year
o' that preachin' o' Brother J. he were
a Melhodis',and I count that no preach
in' at all; and, accordin' to my calkila
tion, that fetches him down to forty
eight year, jes' two 3'ear behind me."
The same parson was sometimes
3uite pointed in his rebukes for disord
erly deportment in church. One Sun
day a j-oung lady in tho congregation
had changod her seat several times
during the delivery of the sermon. As
she was about taking vet another seat,
lie said to her, "That'll do, my darter;
set down ; now, and keep still fur the
balance o' the sarmint. Every body
done see your new calliker frock."
On another occasion he thus began
his discourse, after having chosen a
simple text: Well, to-day, my breth
crn and sisters, I'm goin' to preach a
little different from common. I've
been a-preachin' big theological sar
mints fur some time, but to-day I'm
goin' to preach jes' a common plain
sarmint one that the wimming and
niggers can understan'." '
Gymnastics as a Cure of Disease.
Boerhave, the great Dutch phvsician,
insenbed on the wall of his lecture
room, "I gave the medicine, Go.l cured
the disease-" He was far in advance
of the doctors of hi era, and promul
gated ideas which were then novel, but
which science has since made common
place. In an age of dosing, when quantity
was as much thought of as quality, he
"When I reflect on the immunity of
hard-working people from the effects of
wrong and over-feeding, I cannot help
thinking that most of our fashionable
diseases might be cured mechanically
instead of chemically, by climbing a
bitterwood tree, or chopping it down,
if you like, rather than swallowing a
dose of its disgusting leaves."
Each school boy now knows that
physical vigor is the basis of bodily
health, antimay only bo retained by
exercise. But in those days few phy
sicians cared to utter the truth, even if
they themselves knew it.
The Ancient Greeks, knowing that
an effeminate man is half sick, provid
ed gymnastic exercises. They used
these to promote health and prevent
disease.. An old Greek doctor, Ascle
piadese, is quoted as an authority by
Dr. Oswald to enforce the idea that
gymnastics will cure disease.
The philosopher had found that
health could bo preserved, and if lost,
restored by . physical exercise alone,
and not only discarded the use of in
ternal remodies, but made public dec
laration that he would forfeit all claim
to the title of physician if he should
ever fall sick or die but by violence or
extreme old age.
Asclcpiadcse kept his word, for he
lived upward of a century, and died
from the effects of an accident. He
used to prescribe a course of gymnas
tics for every bodily ailment. YoutlCs
' A Valuable Bouquet.
One of the first things the Princess of
Wales purchased at a late fancy fair
was a magnificent bouquet, for which
she cave a conple of sovereigns or so.
Having inspected the various stalis,
she was on the point of departing, when
one of the ladies, who had been most
indefatigable in disposing of her wares,
and was evidently a personal friend of
her Royal Highness, stopped, her.
What, - are you going already?"
"Yes," said tha Princess. "O, then
do give me your bouquet, and wait a
moment, and see what I will do with
it." Her Royal Highness complied with
the request at once; whereupon the
vendor - promptly announced to the
crowd of male admirers standing round
her stall that flowers from the Princess
bouquet were on sale at ten shillings
apiece "only a limited number to bo
disposed of." In less than two min
utes thirty gallants had each one in his
button-bole, and thirty golden - half
sovereigns had been added to tho funds
of tho charity.
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A Brotherly Act.
Justice Field is reorted by tho New
York Star as. saying this: - When I
go into my brot'icr Cyrus' olliec I f.;el
as if I was surrounded by forty steam
engines and Hectric batteries. Su h
activity and bustle as he daily OiM
through would drive me crazy. When
I told him I was going to Europe, lie
asked me if my wife was gi-ing. I
said I thought not, a I could not wt 11
afford it. I left for home, and in a few
days I got a letter from Cyrus which
said: 'No man should take a trip
abroad without his wife. I have for
warded to London a letter of cred't for
you for 1,000.' This was all there
was in it, and I think Cyrus was right.
He is a noble fellow, an i an affection
ate and devoted brother." A Chicago
man recently received a letter from his
brother saying that he could not take
his wife to E. trope on account of tho
additional expense. The Cuicago man
immediately wrote back: "I s n you
are just as tough as ever. I shall piay
the same racket myself next year."
A Dangerous Craft.
The ram"Polyphemu?,"just launched
at Chatham, Eug., is a cigar-shaped
Vessel, having neither masts nor sails,
and when in te;vice but very little of
Iier. will-be seen above water, except
the central portion, upon which will be
placed the funnels, signal towers, and
other features necessary to have above
water. Her chief weapons are an
enormous ram, projecting twelve feet
from the bow, and torpedoes.-for the
use of which she is specially designed.
The torpedo? can bo fired from the bow
or from either side of the ship, the
ejecting parts being some depth below
the water-line. Tne ram is also sub
merged, so as to strike armor-clads
well be!ow their iron plating. As the
.vessel's speed will be not less than sev
en te.. n knots an hour, she will be a
very formidable craft for a fleet to en
counter. Lincoln's Gettysburg Oration.
Mr. IL S. Chiit in. of Clifton, Out. ,
writing to the Toronto Mail, says: "On
a visit in 18G8 to the famous battle
field, Mr. Wills, a well-known resident
of Gettysburg, who was Mr. Lincoln's
host on the occasion of the cemetery
dedication, told me that in the morn
ing after the President's arrival he
rapped at his door to ascertain if he
had slept comfortably, etc.. and fouud
him partially dressed and seated at a
small table with a half a sheet of paper
before him, upon which he had been
writing in pencil. 'Come iu,' said he
to Mr. Wills, 'lake a seat. 1 want to
read to you what I have been scribbling-
for a speech to-day. and to get
your opinion on it. It isn't long.'
And then he read to Mr. Wills the
speech exactly as he delivered it in
public a few hours later. The emen
dations made afterward when con
tributing in April, 1864, an autograph
copy of the speech to the Soldiers and
Sailors' Fair at Baltimore are few and
They were in a Lisbon Street shoe
.-tote, telling about their narrow escape
on their way down from out of town.
They were nn honest-looking couple,
apparently nearing th -ir golden wed
ding. Said he, "I had got pretty nigh
a railroad cros-ing over yonder, w! en
I heard the engine holler " "Yes,"
broke in his wife, and I says, M-issy
on us, John! do hurry up. and get
over." She stopped to t;;k breath,
and her partner continued: "So I givo
the lioss a clip, aud jus! as soon as I
got on the track two big arms caruo
down, one on each side of nie, and I
couldn't go one way or t'other. There
was the engine a screeching and the
cars a rattling along, and t here we was,
shut in there '. "And I says, "Why,
John!' " put in his wife, while the man
continued: "But the switchman cam?.'
along and grabbed my boss's bridle
and pulled me off just as the train
whizzed by. I never had such a squeak
in my life, never!" "And all 1 could
say while we wore on the track was,
Why. John!" rejoined his better-half,
wiping her specs with an agitated
baud. Lcwiston (Me.) Journal.
An Old Trick.
A Voluntown horse laid down in tho
shaft of the vehicle to which he was at
tached on Water street recently. The
good hearted bystanders rushed to tho
prostrate animal, held him down by
the head, unbuckled his harness and
carefully pushed back the vehicle while
he got up . They then harnessed him
in. Just as the work was concluded
one of the lookers ou remarked : "Yud
better let that beast alone, friends, he
knows how to lie down ami how to get
up." "Is he your horse?" asked one
of the active men. "Well, yes, I s'poso
he is. That air is an old trick er his'n.
He never breaks nuthin. He is the
caref-most beast you ever see. I lets
him go down and git up just when he
wants to." The astonished fellows con
cluded that they had not won the thanks
of the proprietor of that horse and de
parted in disgust. Norwich Bulletin.
One of the stall-keepers at the Cen
tral Market had a basket of vegetables
to go to a house on Fort street east,
and calling to a whitewashes who was
hanging round for a job, he said to him:
"Here, old man, take thi basket to
No. Fort street, and I will give you
The colored brother closed his bar
gain at nnce, and upon his return, after
a suspiciously brief absence, the man
handed him the two halves of a green
melon. "I promised you a melon, and
here it is," he said, as he clapped tho
"But dat niellyon liaint ripe, boss."
"Can't help that- I didn't specify
that I would give you a ripe one."
"Dat's so, b.ss, but I didn't specify
what tim;dis summer I should tote dat
basket up dar, cither, an' I kinder
reckoned dat it was best to leave it in
a lumber y:ird till I saw de size and
color of de mellyon! Pears like I haint
much behind in dis trade.
He had a ripe melon under his arm
as he started off to linish his errand.
Detroit Free Pres..
Humors of tha Telephone.
It is a somewhat singular fact that
an ordinary business man will put up
with almost anything he makes uso of
except the telephone; but from the
greatest invention of this or any other
century an instrument that daily
saves him more time and labor than &U
his other improvements put together
he won t staud tho slightest nonsense,
lie turns in a signaL If the answer
does not come instantly, ho swears.
He tells the central office the person
ho wishes to speak with; if the bell
does not tap again before he can count
a dozen, ho swears some more, and he
vows he ould go and do the errand in
half the time. A disinterested listener,
however, knows that lie couldn't have
put Ids hat and coat on aud got out of
the door. Tho telephone is thobest
thing of the age to bring out human
nature. A man will show more of
himself in five minutes before this deli
cate machine than in lialf a year in or
dinary ways. We recommend that tho
bells be made with a little mirror, to
enable some of those irascible people,
who think it strange that the telephone
can't go out and harness up a horse for
them, to see tha latest and most ini
proved specimen of a jackass. Ft
A Cure by Imagination,
At a large hotel the not uuc immon
dilemma arose of there being only one
room in the ho sa vacant when two
visitors required accommodation for
the night. It was a double-bedded
chamber, or was soon converted into
such, and tho two guests who wero
both commercial travelers agreed to
Buare it. ' One of these gentlemen was
a confirmed hypochondriac, and great
ly alarmed his companion by waking
him up in tho middlo of the night,
gasping for breath. "Asthma," he
panted out; "I am subject to these
spasmodic attacks. Open tho window
quickly; give mo air! Terrified be
yond measure, the other jumped out of
bed. But the room was pitch dark; he
had no matches, and he had forgotten
the position tf the window. "For
Heaven's sake, bo quick!" gasped the
invalid. "Give me more air, or I shall
choke!" At length, by dint of groping
wildly and upsetting half the furniture
in the apartment, tho window was
found; but it was an old-fashioned
casement, and no hasp or catch was o
bo discovered. 'Quick! quick! air!
air!" implored the apparently dung
man. ' Open it, break it, or I shall be
suffocated!" Thus adjured, his friend
lost no more time, but seizing a boot,
smashed every pane; aud the sufferer
immediately experienced great relief.
"Oh, thank you; a th'.iuMind thanks.
Ha!" he exclaimed, drawing deep
sighs which testified to the great com
fort ho derived; "I think in another
moment I should have been dead!"
And when he had sufficiently recovered,
and had expressed his heartfelt grati
tuto, he described tho intense distress
of these attacks, and the length of time
he had suffered from them.
After a while both fell asleep again,
devoutly thankful for tho result. It
was a warm summer night, and they felt
no inconvenience from the broken win
dow but when daylight relieved the pit
chy darkness of the night, the window
was found to be still entire. Had invis
ible glaziers been at work already, or
was the episode of the past night only si
dream? No; for the floor was still
strewn with the broken glass. Then,
as they looked round the room in amaz -ment,
the solution of the mystery
presented itself in the shape of an an
tiquated bookcase, whose latticed glass
doors wero a shattered wreck. The
spasnif sdically-attacKed one was cured
from that moment. So much for ima
gination. Thomas Jefferson.
Mr. Flower, an English gentleman of
education and wealth, who in 1S1G
made a trip on horseback through Ten
nessee, Kentucky and Virginia, iu ihe
winter of 1816-17 became the guest of
Mr. Jefferson at MoniLel o, has left tho
following description of Mr. Jefferson :
'Mr. Jefferson's figure was rather ma
jestic. Tall over six feet thin, and
rather high-shouldered: manners sim
ple, kind and courteous. His dress iu
form and color was quaint and old
fashioned, plain and neat: a dark pepper-and-salt
coat, cut in tho old Quaker
fashion, with a single row of large
metal buttons, knee breeches, gray
worsted stockings, shoes fastened by
large metal buckles such was the ap
pearance of Jefferson when I lirst maile
his acquaintance in 1816. His two
granddaughters the Misses Randolph
well-educated and accomplished
young ladies, wero staying with him at
the time. The chief charm of the visit
was in the evening conversation? with
Jefferson, who gave me the ins;do his
tory of events, before only known to
me, as to the world generally, in the
published record or outside history,
which is all that the public is generally
allowed to see
In the 6 wimming shools of Berlin ex
periments have been made with a new
style of life-preserver. It is a sort of
cloak of silk, with three rubber bags or
pockets, one on each side and one at
the back. On touching the water a
chemical compound in the pockets
turns into a kind of gas, which will
support a man and keep him afloat for
Milk as a Foo3.
Again, milk is a food which should
not be taken in copious draughts like
beer or other fluids which diff -r from
it chemically. If we consider t':e uso
of milk in infancy, tho physiological
ingestion, that is, of it, we fin I that ilia
su.-kling babe imbibes little the na ural
food provided for it. Each small
mouthful is secured by eff rt, and
slowly presented to the gastric mucous
surface for the primal digestive stages.
It is thus regularly and gradually re
duced to curd, and the stomach is not
oppressed with a lump of half-coagulated
milk. The same principle should
be regarded in the case of tha adult.
Milk should be slowly taken in mouth
ful, at short intervals, anil t!iu3 it is
rightly dealt with by the gastric juice.
If miik bo taken after other food it is
almost sure to burden the stomach and
to causa discomfort and prolonged in
digestion, an I this for the obvious rea
son that there is insufficient digestive
agency to dispose of it. And the better
the quality of milk tho more severe tho
d scoinforts will be under thsse condi
tions. Milk is insufficiently used in
making simple puddings of such fari
naceous food as rice, tapioca and sago.
Distaste for these is engendered very
often, I believe, because tho milk is
stinted in making then), or poor, skim
med miik is used. Abundance of new
milk should be employed, and moro
milk or cream should be added when
they are taken. In Scottish households
this matter is well understood, and a
distinct pudding-plate, like a small
soup-plate is used for this course. The
dry masses commouty served as milky
puddings in England are exactly fitted
to create disgust for whut should be a
most excellent and delicious part of a
wholesome dinner for both children
and adults. Popular Science Monthly.
The Wood Floors of Russia.
The finest floors are sail to be seen
in Russia. For those of the highest
grade tropical woods are exclusively
employed. Fir aud pine are never
used, as in consequence of their sticky
character they attract aud retain dust
and dirt, ami thereby soon become
blackened. Pitch pine, too, is liable
to shrink, even after being well sea
soned. Tho mosaic wood floors in
Russia are often of extraordinary
beauty. Ono in the Summer Palace is
of small squares of ebony inlaid with
mother-of-po irl. A considerable trado
is done in Da'itzic and Riga by export
ing small blocks of oak for parquet
floors. There is an a.tivo demand for
these in Franca an 1 Germany, butnono
It is reported that Jay Gould's son is
about to organize a rat-ins; stable. If
this is so. the public will" eventually
discover the ex::ct s ze of the elder Mr.
- O- ttm
Ostrich feathers are not so muoh used
for pei-son al adornment by ladies as
formerly, but there seems "to be still
a considerable demand for them. Tho
British consul at Mogador states that
these feathers form &n important
branch of the Mogador exports, the
quantity last year for England and
France being forty-one cwt., valued at
16,500. Toe feathers came from the
Soudan, and further south, generally
from birds ki.lod by native hunters,
who sometimes, however, catch then
alive, strip them of their feathers and
let them go.
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Eackache, Soreness of tho Chest,
Gout, Quinsy, Sore Throat, Swsll
ir.gs and Sprains, Burns and
Scalds, General Bodily
Tooth, Ear end Hezdcche, Frosted
Feet and Ears, and ell ether
Peine end Aches.
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Hasting over three months, will restore those in the
worst condition.! $7. Sent by mail, in plain wrappers.
Full DIRECTIONS for using will accompany
Scnlcrt Strncriprlve pampn-
Irts nlvittn -Anatomical JlltintttitiouH
mid Testimony, iliieli wilt conduce
the moit altcptir.it tliat ttteij cat. be rc
etmrttl to ircl health, unit the vital
forces thoro ly rr-emtaolMHhfit name
iBifm.everaffcctci. Hula t- dy
HARRIS REMEDY CO. KfC CHEMIST!
Market and 8th St3. St. LOUIS, Mo.
Unsolicited testimony to the Efficacy of
Prof. Harris Pastilles, taker from Let
ters received from Pritronst .
Indians. April 11. '7y. The Kemedy is working per
fectly, iiadt'i'l iTcv front TrgnkH1. for b years puat.
lows.. Oct. l(Jth, 'T'J. I am almost surprised at voir
Pastilles. They have worked like a charm on me. lam
jut twice as much of a man as 1 v:u before taking. I
wss on the vereof the grave, I thought, and tb-re was
no core for me. but now I am in cood hopes for a care.
West Virginia, Aug. - IKitf. I received your medi
cine and I believe it hns cured me, for which 1 am very
thankful. Inclosed find if '. l'loase send mo another
box ! No. 2i for a friend. Yon have done a creat tiling
for me. I will send von nil the orders I can.
From a Physician and Surgeon.
SILssonri. June 2ft Please forward me another box
of the Pnstilies. The patient on whom 1 have used
most of one box, in addition to a sample box, is fpst
recovering, and 1 think another will set him till risht.
From a Druggist.
Msrylnnd, Sept. 2. "73. Last January we got a box of
your Remedy for one of our customers, and it has made
a perfect core of him. We have another customer now
suffering in the same way, und wish one No. 3 box.
that the f HKAriisT uwl Y.ft I'lacf. tobuv
Staple as! Fancy Groceries
A N I)
First-Class Dry Goods,
IS AT THrJ
OLD RELIABLE STOKE
Cor. Main aad Third StV, Plattsmoutb.
tSStix-k itlwans fresh and new. and prices
always ar the bottom. Cull iiuU-cinrviiice yuur-sclvt-s.
BY YEARS sJ:
! ROBERT DONNELLY'S
Wagon, Buggy, Machine and Plow re
pairing, and general Jobbing
I am now prepared to dn all kinds of repairing
of farm and other niMoliinerv, as there
is a good lathe ia uty lio.
The old Reliable Wason Maker
ha.-i taken olianre of the wau"ti shop.
He Is well known as a
NO. 1 YVOUK.MAN.
XfW Wag-on antl ltusfien made to
Shop on XiKth street enposite S'reiehf s Stahle
JNO. EONS & SON, Pfop'rs,
X. W. COUXEK MAIN AND SECON D TK"S,
Xeur I!. & M. l'as-enger Depot.
I'JL.VITSMOrTia, M.Kit 1SI4 4.
Newly refitted and furnished throughout. Af
fordiiiR an excellent view of the II. II Bridge,
It is conveniently located, especially for the
The tables always supplied with the bet t of
n connection with the h;tp-e. I. (inch baskets
filled at all hours. Term reasonable. 8tf
Retail Liquor Dealer,
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
PI.ATTSMOITTII, .... -EB.
Bill m i 1 Hull anil Kiihxin on Main Street, four
doM finni Sixth at Neville's
ii EXT If HA 'I)S OF fJWA US. LE8,
r ! Va.-Jie nnd Mare,
U-2 US' tin
M N f ! ACT I'll F.U o r
n n i.'v.-.. . z rK t t' r- t m-ja
Ella Street, near Eighth,
Plattsmouth, - Neb.
Made to order
Palace Barber Shop.
J. O. BOONE,
Undr Frank Carruth's new Jewelry Store.
HOT Ac COLD BATHS
CLEAN NEW PLAGE,
and now.N the tn:.e in t
SHAVED S H A M I'OO E 1 ) 1 1 A I II-f'UT.
r auytliiu elt-e ia the tonsurial way, at
John ISooms .ev nliop,
Coiner Mai:: and Fifth Streets,
Mat hid oil' h. - - n . e ln-Jk k U .
(iood Jiiiik, for fale a seos; as hiirr.cd. At
rir.l.'.Miiuutli, Xvlt. 9Lf
JON Lb & EISEKBARY
:ieeer.:r-. U .Toiler & AL.i.ev. .
Again takes charge ' the Old
Brick Livery Stable.
n.ATTSMOl'TII. - - NEBRASKA.
The old I'.niiiu'r Sf;'.li.-s. in l'liit; stiMi:it h. are
ow least-t, b ,m i t s vS. Kil; t-r ; and they
nve on hand Ni' ar-d liand."iiie accoiunioda
lioux, ia llif shape of
flO!fFti, CA Mil AMES, 1WGGIES,
SA D D L E II OKS ES.
We are now prepared to keep HOUSES
FOR SALE sTRADEI
Train and Break Colts
On Reasonable Terms.
'Ihat wilh plenty of room (that everv one
Aitow k we have) it. our t-table. we can get Earin--i'
toLk ttutl wagons, lotic i of hav, c, under
iiver. i t it- they w ill keep drv.
1 ha Ki m all the old patrons for their liberal:
v. we so. ie n their trade for the fat tire. satNiied
ili.it we can accommodate them better ami do
bettei I)) tliein than ever before.
fiOly JOXES & EIKXUAliV.
C. IIi:isi:i., . Proprlelor.
Flour, Corn Meal c- Feed
Always on hand and for sale at lowest cash
pi Ices. The hi;;!iest prices paid tor '.Vln-tf ai.il
Corn. Particular attention given eusioin work.
Every wiand or liijurv. even bv accident or
itny tlisee. entitles a soldier of tbe hue war to
a pension. All pensions by the law of Januarv.
Is7:i. betrin I'.atk at d.it of dinehaive or ileai'li
oftlte stjilier. All entitled should apo'y at
once Tbous-inits w ho are now drawiiii oeii-
ion are entitled to an increase. Soldif rs and
widows f i in- war of 1H2 and .Mexican war are
eniilied in m-!S!.ib!. Thou sands are j el cmi
iled to l u::iv. but lo not know it. 1- i-es ia all
easeriin. Pay for ev.-ry description of war
claims collected. Employ an Attorney rct-id-
iuj; in iiKhiniitun, w no can jrive pi-rsoual at-t-ntion
to voiir business. American and For
eign patents obtained on short notice Ser.d
two stamp for pension and bounty law-s. Al
dresw W. T. Fitxghiald. C. S. Claim Aant.
Lock Pox 4-'i. Wanliinton. O. C. 6!lv
ETillirisl ISi7 at 12 II. th St::ct, ffT. V
riHE Physicians in churg cf O n aud well konn
A iiidtituTion are r crlrr rrl'iau iu mi-dirine ant
r-irew. Years of 2.y;cr;eDo in ihe treatment cf
Chronic Deate im e itiJ- iheir skill und ability
much superior to 1 th ordinary practitioner,
that they bar acquired a national reput&uon througik
their irefitmpnt of crmplint-1
INDISCRETION OR EXPOSURE
ol tbe blod, akin us tua. (reaiod with usr3,
on scieutiiic principles, witnout using Mercury or uiutr
i'oonQU Medicine ad at moderate bzpense.
YOUNC MEN n'1 Itow cf tnidrlle lure whonro
MMwdSakweia totfeiiua from orpanic ws!t
nesa that aniite its viftims for bnsiiiesa or larrwte,
jrmanntly cured. ntmiinte mkdv.
P&TIPMTK TDPATPn kr Ma.l tr-rr
prku4.i c. nwilA(tot. f rt !er;e4, Juck FRK tnd invn. j
it f qoettiocB to t uiwftH t t pm.t,z.t ttciniig liCkXnL( !
nailed trea lo ttw adirea n ar-plUition. !
4f Pai-Mii tttffertma- trm RuptrlMald ae4 thrir tuZArm.L
m4 irnrm xmlh.lmm Ut liveir adTantap. Ilk a trm.
' DR. BI TTS. 1 JS '.Nana tUt bt-8t. ImU. Mo. I I
LOST MANHOOD RESTORED.
A victim of youthful Imprudence carming Pro ma
ture Ijecay, Kervoua Debiiitj, Lumt ilanbuod. Ju
having trk-d in vain every known remedy, tas riis
3 f-liatliani Ht.t K.
5a riT5 ffl
1 1 li a
NO CHANGING CARS
OMAHA OR PLATTSMOITII
Where diiect connections are made with
Throngli Sleeping Car Lines
NEW YOKK. UOSTO.N. rillllLDELl'IIM,
R.i I.TIMOEE, W.l.SIllNCTO.V,
AXD ALL EASTERN CITIES.
jLVte Short Liize
V.a PEORIA for
IXD1AXAPOLTS. LOUISVILLE, CIXCIX
XATI, and all iMiitt'Jn the
S TJTHUA T-
Tin: m:T i.ir. for
Where Direct Connections are made la the
FN ION DEIOT with Through Sleeping Car
Lines tor all pointful 'Til.
THE NEW LINE F0U
THE FAVORITE ROUTE FOR
The :ne()t!aled induceineiit!' dfered by this
liio to I ravelers and Tourists are as follu'ws :
The celebrated i'ullman 16-Whrol l'ulace
.Sleeping Curs, run only on this line.
'.. 1'.. S: t'iilace Drawing-Koom Cars,
Willi Ilorton's itecliniiig Chairs. No Extra
Charge for Seats in Keelining Chairs.
The famous C., I!. & i. J 'u lace liining Cars.
I fiori-'eotis SnioKini,' Cars, fitted with elegant
litgh-bacKed Kalian hevolving Chain?. lor
the exclusive line of first-class passengers.
Fast Time. Steel Itall Tra"k and Superior
E'U!i);:i"iitci)iiiliiied with their (Jitul Through
I'ar Armnucment. makes tiiif, above all others,
the favorite Koine to the
r:AHT. HOI TH Oil MOL'TII-KAST.
TKY IT. and jou will find TRAVELING a Lux
ury instead of a Discomfort.
Through Tickets via this celebrated line for
sale at all ollices in the t inted State and
.411 information about Kates of Fare, Sleep.
Uil Car Accommodations, and Time, Tuble,
will be cheerfully given by applying to
Ueneral I'assenger g't, Chicago.
T. J. EC9TTi:it,
(ieneral Manager, Chicago.
G ST THE BEST !
LEAD ALL OTHERS!
Every Style & Price.
Far Sale ia Every City and Towa
in tha United State,
and by ' J. R. COX,
J.tTri -. j, vir-jj V
I made ir n n ;;v.pic Tropical iaf ofHaie
Value, aud is u a'oeitsv Itemedy for all the
diKeate that cause pains iu the lower part of
the body for Torpid l.iver Headache" .faun
dice Dizziness. (Jravel. Malaiia. and all dilli
eulties of the Kidneys. Liver and Crinary Or
gans. For I'eiualc"lieaeH. Mont hIyMen
struation, and during Pregnancy, it fia no
etpial. It restore the organ" that mal.e tbe
blood, and Iseiiee is ihe beM fllood Iurifier.
It is Ihe only known r-inedv that cures that
scourge, Eiri?ltM IMc-.ie. For 1 Mabetes,
ue iVurncr's Knfe lialn-1 ( m-e.
For S;;le by Druggi-ts and iN-aleiv at il .'2
pur bottle. Large"t bottle in 1 he market. Try it.
11. II. V A UN Eli & CO.. Koch nft r. N. Y.
KfS-Jr CEST ait CHEAPEST
tLfr& 1- -riii. i- r iu i tio w.-rki. It is the best
highly polihol surface cer the axle, re
ducing fi-icticn arrd l't;hterlnt the draft,
it u Uiu cheap3t l-anHo it eosta no more
than Infe,. 'it brands, ard one box eo
the work oi ,wo of any mher Ale Crea&e
maae, It.i.-.;M c qua t u l-r Hsrveiiteni,
M.ll Uuaris-'. Tlirtteltinir lia.-bin. f:Arn.piact-n.
J.--7in-. j. i::tr.. ete et..as lor V.au-onn. It ia
C'JARATElD to contain no Petroleum.
t i .ir saie by a'; Pist-.b'.a ti.'ul--n i jf Our 'e-4
: . ijclojJ.l of' Tkinqt M'trih Knmriuq mailed tlHO.
MICA MAhUTACTUSINC CO.
CI Michigan Avfru, Chlcarre. Illinois
.fJri A cprtcSn cure for Nervous
nl- i litv rm nn Want.
Eecincsueed la mv rractice for 5 7w
ncss, laipotence, etc.
Wll.TTAma, 43a Hater el-. Ilihriiio Eg
i? SAP gi
I'M: g ln r&&5K
tuple aiacl IPancy (KncerieH.
AGENTS FOR THE CELEBRATED LEAVENWORTH
SPOT? HfjE3 BIj,0.B
Tlae eSioIct stock of jyrajeefi'-
Gash Paid for Butter and Eggs,
. p & alii
Contains Pepsin, Rhubarb, Mandrake $ Gentian
And cures Dyspepsia, Loss of Appetite, BilliousiKsj ami all derangement
of the Stomach arising from over-eating and drirking. Prepared only Ly
in:ov. sikdici.m: axi siixtfactuiiixcj co.,
LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS. "J for :c by all Imiag.-is.
1-1. O k0
The Old Grocery & Dry
Although Lection is over we are not dono selling poods, hy a long ghot.
OU WILL FIND AT F.S. WHITE S ONE OF THE LARGEST AND
BEST STOCKS OF GOODS, OF ALL FINDS IN THE TOWN.
(Crockery warc9 ekesiier
The nicest Green Winter Applos for sale. Ovei 2JO Ihirrel.s down fella"
Potatoes by the Car-load, PEACH BLOWS
CASH PAID FOR HIDES FURS, TALLOW, dC, at
J?. S. T'V&TTJS'S,
A fiCEJTCJ V OnfpH tn nr.t.lrtlielinmrnei!nnii.l f-r tli onTy Complelr. Aii(1icd(I-, (,m Fi.
MUCni I O .f , UCU 1 u.lrnld LIFE OF PRESIDENT ill) fi . .
t i. jt fiulillHhvJ. A thrilling .t,.ry i,f 1, ro lr...,i unlu In fnmt. 1 J . ; H
I 1 .iwnliiil lull r-mruiuK Inn I "abinrt, lnllirl vtlh Ct.hling, Attmptnt At.inilt ion K O fi I f i i U
V onilrrfitl Sureirul I rfntlli. nt. lVml lar t'ri Ileal '.nilition. tc. A 1. 1 r written : rnilirlliliri K II f I I I f f J. ,1
t-i'h )rtr.i,l. ins', tine l'kfn.'s i,t tlit Kuricrfina, -ulnn t. Mr. Oarfieiil. t-tc. f.'w iir'-f H 1ll U III KM W. Uj
fur uie fuultlllna bok out. Circulaxa free. Liberal (errut. Outlit OOr. JOHN Ul"U.V",71 Z OUerU, M. a.-., .'
IITH. BLACK ii CO.
TO GIVE THEM Jl. GALL.
Host Fragrant Si iiesiUar cf Ict'v -Exceedinsty
Dellczte m La:'.:.. ;.
Sold by dealen in Dmjrc &. Verfuiry, t- "-tur ofi..-
eox A Co., N.Y., n e-ry bett..
; PARKER'S mm 'i'OHiG
The Medicine for Every Family. 5
1i.TI.ll II. Aivn i l.v;i
r.rarlefVom ( ;inrr, Kucliti. Man'ml Stiltii
and ether cft'ie best vegetable r- u -.i'.i s k- ov
Parkfr's CiNCE.t Tonic lias rei.i. rk:.: ' van .t
. cuntiwe power, & isthe greatest Sumia- li C"" . -v
or, L!oo(J 1'uriacr and Liver Keguluiurcvcr i;....
t The Best Medicine You en-. t:.
for Restoring Health &3trc . -
Itcommencestrt act from le firt '"-. . . -
out the weak organs, aiu! i w:rr :n Iim: ; t' j
help all diseases of the Iiowclr,, ioiiuum 1.1 o l
Kidneys, Liver, Urinary ( 'rans a I Con ri.-ii- '-. .
. Women, Nervousness, Siccrjle?'Micss, l.,t-ui.i:i-
ti.sm and DrnnkenurK. 1
Try a bottle to-day ; i t mny save yet r!i.rj. foe.
and $i sizesatalldrugsht'S. Kvery p-.-j;M--1 of' ;
W has our s:sntnre en ciiiUe wn'-: r. i.' ccx i . -r
Co., N. Y. Large saving in Liiy ; c.i . J
JUSt tVllSt 13
i Wanlett. I
r;r.-y or fnVd h-'s t'dt J
r ard rirr.l:, th. t is
Everv.o!r -hoe hair is
the ncei! r.fj l'.;-t Restorer
ciemly. : :;rcer.tiy yi' i-f.micd ar d l:arr:
617 St. Charles Btrcct. St. Loois.Mo.
A roFulnr (rraduate of two Me.licMl Vlios, haa beea
i.u ,.i-.l thn n-.r oi herl'byhioiiin iu be Ixiuis.n
eilr p:it-Brs how,.inil all oH rmJdont- know. ByphUla,
ftoiMirhrM. Oloet. Stricture. Ore in ti. Rupturo.ai (
tTr:nary Bfiilitic or filercuril Affecf.oaa OX
Throat, 6k..n or JVn erir4 b.ifeir, I rivat!.
Hpflm-.a.orrhi Rejc jal IXb;lity and Imr ottlCT
&h tn result of Slf-A liui. fexu-it ererfwe in mr.twrer
Hra,OTOver lirninwork. prolacirurnervoonft,eniin.
a.' eiuiHSious. debiilt.', 0imnei of fcu-ht, defective mem
ory, pQT'ical decoy, aversioa to aociety confuaion of
1.16-jb, limol BBnalpwer,nickt l'w,reniorio mar
riacre injDroper.ar rfnjanoot.ir rard. Waaltatioa
t o:tio or by mail true and Ir lUnL. Fiimpaiet on
tamp. Meoi-in4 wnt by mail or eirirwa. Cnrea
ir-araafAe'l. Where doubt xiirt it Ulranly rtatd.
pfis. I CiUIDE!
The whole wiorv, well to!3. a I t.-ne i-.o lUa, on tha
fo'lawln-j r-h)fvt: W tut t . if m rry, J not, why.
Alaar.ood, Womanbrnd, rbri :i.l d"---ny. W Uiy should
oarrribow life a id hayina uir!e lacra."d : effect
-.d eeliiwicy and el'ns, und msn mor 1 rioe nuwrried
oreontm:ilHt!nina-riaaauld irn. it then kefp un
der look and key. 25 Ct8. by nail ia monnyor jkj
t.ia. Entt'lsh Oertim-Ft-tch rad und yroken.
noccrsiDTifiM or t.ie .I.
1 -4'V: i i. iliiioorT ani I Ji?nrdeni broucii- on r If-
703CrienutEf, St. Louis, M. ' M emr,
contiout to cure fiy'..nuixrri. i tEtt-ndU Weel
Iteaa, Irr.yttnc.a l forms if S; i hij'i Criorrnuea,
Gleet, Urinary or Hiitddrr t. )c. not c"3
eu'ed in a fT d vs. Atl tiw di. rrnUinff fro-a
aelf-abuao, er or rur c-a.fl fvw l-'o wih nfq
medrcinu. Ad.Uelrw. Cnarvbt b. f'i.1 or write
In strict cr.li-'tinoe. bvnr.torn B-iclc f r 'wo Ftnmp
ARE PAID every toldier dnnl in
r (tiny . vy aoviJf at cr ctl .r i.. A
rjr, ittrit'l ii i-ui t i 1. 1. rt
r. A..l avi. IVi-t i..
and R. K. K. r.nrr l'r,..-. f
Fnnk. butU of IadiABpolia. Xc e :
Kemwir.deratt 'a. Wnitmtl IInatlDK
VI ImitaU oldts. fc.,iUrc,ldlJ. Cfcn.t and be.
Aii ' r nu,t''ers ef irr- in i' j
fS II y pt fMijira, BfllXTV-1 !-
I -jJUt ,y ri3rt fnrvbond, ir inrir i.r rjitur...
I w eT v fall hnnr'T. Pnrt 8 tan.im f rc '.y
J . y 5 'R nif,n and U'-'z-.iti Ati. A,!d,
Vf t .P-H-.PjtlKer'fild & Co., Cliim
1-4 t-j? A"1 . Imbauapnlia. li'. Vrtf:ri.
a rauwa I. kmUAT&U aW tJtX.
V V UUU UjVJU-O
Thr majority of the ilia of the human
hotly urine from a ileraugenirnt of th
I.lvt'r, affrrliMU hlli lite tttunach an it
boirrlt. In orttrr . rJ'trt a rare, it i
Decennary to run ore tne rnttne. Irregu
lar and Slurrifh arlittn of Ihe Hoireli,
Ileatttiche,Sirkiiemi at the Slotnarh, I'ain
in the Hark a nit Luiim, etc., I ml irate that
the hirer i tit fault, a ml that nature re
quire asninta nee to enable thin or (tin ta
tliroir off 'impurities.
Irlclily Anil mi!CTH7 r enpt riatly
compounded for th in purptme. Tliey are
mild in their action and i-fir, lire an a
cure; are pleasant to Ihe tnnleiind taken
eanilij hy both ch ililreit antl ittlnltn. Ta
ken arrot d i it rf r il ir- it inn h, I hi y are a
nafe antlih list; n t ru . -. -rl)j (4 1 ps lrt,
Cjiexieral I-rjl , IZaljitual Con
elJpatloti, rirtc;iS4 d iCiUuc-ys,
etc., etc. Ana llKtA E'urilier they
are aiiperior to ant itl.ir medicine ;
eleanning the ny-tem t lit.ro n tj h I f
imparting tieir life a ml eiiert'y to thrin
ealid. It ia a Iliedlcl (ie nntl in, I an
ASK TOUR 0RUQC1ST FOR FBiCKtT ASH LiT.tnS,
and take no other. Pnicr, H.OO fit Ijottle.
IEYER BROS. I CO., - SCLE FRCPPiETCSS,
St. Louie and Kacaaa City, to.
fitMtd r.,itA oU Jr,.,.t ,4 .r., - .W, n.l ..
SS rii?n"nr.n.rldr- " J;:r.c!iti,e.ai .itbVr
't'-rvnttirtsi- n . , j. j '
U-t a tris.1 ui') . . .. it.urf!vt;:i
w..r.'.ii inn- m.m :v- t..',.',, " " it
utu. i-t.T, I, bl ci: I ,
; v. rot t
iiia.i,,., 3 . .K
- ''-e-'-le ..
C a v
$ U 1 fj ? fi'Jjti5.i,-f-..-.-5
sis Vun hou t.L-
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oi.ivr , i-
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jyuitrliic; e- - t....rii.:;i.